Career Plan

Narrowed down to three choices

Artillery and Missile Officer??

The air defense artillery officer leads the air defense artillery branch, who protects U.S. forces from aerial attack, missile attack and enemy surveillance. They must be an expert in tactics, techniques and procedures for the employment of air defense systems.

They also become an expert in one or more of the following systems: the PATRIOT missile system and the AVENGER system. Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you. Job training for an air defense artillery officer includes completion of the Air Defense Artillery Officer Basic Course. This will provide in-depth knowledge on leadership, tactics and the operational aspects of weapons/vehicles. The one thing that scares me the most is knowing I could die at any moment.

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS SPECIAL AGENT??

Criminal investigations special agents are primarily responsible for investigating any criminal allegations/offenses related to the Army. They handle felony-level crimes that involve Army property and Army personnel. Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you. Job training for a criminal investigations special agent requires completing 15 weeks of a resident course, which is designed to train criminal investigation duties in field units for the Army.
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Combat Mission Support Officer??

Military combat operations require careful planning and coordination of combat resources. Combat mission support officers ensure that everything is in the right place at the right time during military operations. They provide battle management from specialized aircraft, ground locations, and ships. Combat mission support officers normally specialize according to their area of expertise. Job training consists of classroom instruction and field training under simulated combat situations. Training length varies depending on position. Combat mission support officers work in a variety of settings. Some work in offices or command and control centers. Others work primarily outdoors in the field during training exercises and actual combat situations. Depending on the service branch and specialty, combat mission support officers may work in aircraft, and aboard ships. Services offering this occupation: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy.
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